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  • Flurry: Mobile App Usage Increased 11% in 2016

    … apps experienced a 46 percent decrease in sessions in 2016. Overall, Flurry said time spent in messaging and social apps increased by 394 percent in 2016 when compared to 2015. Time spent in games, meanwhile, slipped by 4 percent year-over-year. In a blog post, Simon Khalaf, senior vice president of Yahoo, commented: Time spent in social…

    AllFacebook- 20 readers -
  • Social Media Is Finally Growing Up

    … social engagement during this same time period was up 20 percent from 2015. It’s not surprising, then, that the NFL launched a pilot with Twitter to livestream eight games. This is a microcosm of what is happening across the sports industry. As more over-the-top networks come in and push out traditional advertising channels, teams and brands…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 50 readers -
  • Flurry: iOS Devices Led Activations Over Christmas Holiday

    … Flurry Analytics released data analyzing device and application activation throughout the week leading up to Christmas and the start of Hanukkah. The data showed that for every Samsung device activated from Dec. 19 through 25, two Apple devices were activated. Specifically, during this time frame, 44 percent of new phone activations were…

    AllTwitter- 22 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … growth in verticals including consumer packaged goods, retail, entertainment, auto, technology and telecommunications, financial services, travel and quick-serve restaurants. He is based in Pinterest’s headquarters in San Francisco, reporting to head of partner marketing Cat Lee. Prior to Walmart.com, Monahan was the co-founder of media and events…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • Snapchat Discover, Meet Facebook Collections?

    … Next up on the list of Snapchat features cloned by Facebook is Collections, the social network’s take on Snapchat Discover. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Collections, much like Snapchat Discover, will bring news, listicles, videos and other content curated by media partners to Facebook’s News Feed. Heath cited two people…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
  • Celebrate the weekend with BuzzFeed stickers in Google Allo

    … For many of us, Thanksgiving brings back memories of catching up with family and stuffing our face with turkey. It’s also a time when we return home and revisit old friends, habits and favorite spots. To help you celebrate all aspects of Thanksgiving, today we’re unveiling a new BuzzFeed sticker pack in Google Allo featuring artwork by BuzzFeed…

    The Official Google Blogin Social Google- 26 readers -
  • Celebrate the weekend with BuzzFeed stickers in Google Allo

    … For many of us, Thanksgiving brings back memories of catching up with family and stuffing our face with turkey. It’s also a time when we return home and revisit old friends, habits and favorite spots. To help you celebrate all aspects of Thanksgiving, today we’re unveiling a new BuzzFeed sticker pack in Google Allo featuring artwork by BuzzFeed…

    The Official Google Blogin Social Google- 21 readers -
  • Report: Average App Session Length Is Around 5 Minutes

    … spent in the top 100 apps on its platform each day in Q3 2016 was 36.9 minutes, up from 33.5 minutes in the second quarter of 2016 and from 30 minutes in the first quarter of the year. Opera Mediaworks said the average amount of time a user spends in an app during a single session is around five minutes. Games and “media and entertainment” apps…

    Inside Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Google Allo helps you find the perfect emoji or sticker

    … Whether you’re laughing or crying, hungry for a burger or ramen, or planning a night out or a night in, sometimes it’s just easier to say it with an emoji. Starting today, it’s going to be even simpler to find the perfect emojis and stickers in Google Allo. And for the first time, you’re going to be able to bring the magic of J.K. Rowling’s…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 14 readers -
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